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Top Mergers and Acquisitions in 2014 (cont.)

The pharmaceutical industry saw a flurry of mergers and acquisitions this year, but none was more complicated than this one. Novartis AG (NVS) and GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) agreed to swap $20 billion in assets in what amounted to major restructurings for both firms.

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Top Mergers and Acquisitions in 2014

#9: Top Mergers and Acquisitions: Facebook Inc (FB) and WhatsApp – Facebook Inc (FB) has a reputation for headline-grabbing acquisitions, but no deal it did in 2014 generated as much heat and light as its purchase of WhatsApp.

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Compound Pharmacies a Hot Business

Compound pharmacies have been in the news with plenty of negative headlines since the meningitis issue created at the NECC pharmacy. This has created a series of changes in the industry on a state by state basis, and federally.

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Manufacturing Companies Wanted

Manufacturing companies are in great demand today. Private equity buyers, owner/operators, and strategic buyers are looking for manufacturing companies all over the US right now.

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2014 – The Year of the Strategic Buyers

2014 will end as a great year to sell a business. The strategic buyers came back in the market in a large way. Many of the top deals in the US this year, were done by strategic buyers. What is a strategic buyer, and why this year?

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What is a Family Office?

Family Offices come in all shapes and sizes, but are usually set up for families with a combined net worth of over $250mm. Generally the patriarch or matriarch as generated significant wealth through building a business or a portfolio of real estate, and are looking for higher returns on their investments.

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